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Increase your Awareness of Head and Neck Cancers

Accounting for approximately four percent of all cancers nationwide according to the National Cancer Institute, head and neck cancer is the term used to describe a number of different malignant tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx,...
12-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Addressing Cancer Disparities: Challenges and Creating Change

Racial and ethnic minority groups, low income, underinsured, or uninsured individuals as well as those living in rural areas, often face greater obstacles when it comes to preventing, treating and surviving cancer.
8-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Leader Elected as a Fellow to the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Deputy director, chief scientific officer, and associate director for Basic Research at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been elected to the 2021 class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy, a...
29-Mar-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Planning for Life after Cancer

Oncology Social Worker from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey provides insight on the survivorship experience and navigating life after cancer.
25-Mar-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Director of Neuro-Oncology Named to New Jersey’s Only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey welcomes Michael E. Salacz as director of its Neuro-Oncology Program.
24-Mar-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Multiple Myeloma Explained

Expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shares information on symptoms, treatment and more to highlight multiple myeloma awareness month.
23-Mar-2021 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring PD-L1 Expression in Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

In a recent study from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, researchers tested whether or not mesothelioma cancer cells express high amounts of PD-L1, a protein that is abundantly present on some types of cancer cells. The PD-L1 protein is an...
19-Mar-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening among Patients with Diabetes

Researcher at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has received $400,000 in awards to help identify and overcome multi-level factors such as patient, health professionals and clinic systems affecting...
18-Mar-2021 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Seeking Therapeutic Strategies against Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Autophagy

Autophagy is a process where a cell eats itself to maintain cellular metabolism during metabolic stress.
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Address Updated CDC Surface Cleaning Guidelines

6-Apr-2021 9:55 AM EDT

With Testicular Cancer, Being Proactive is Key

To highlight testicular cancer awareness month, an expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey addresses the basics of testicular cancer and the importance of self checks and talking to your doctor.
6-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT

Cancer Education Web Resources for Patients, Families and the Community Available

During National Library Week, Rutgers Cancer Institute's medical librarian shares how cancer patients as well as members of the community who are seeking disease specific information are able to access the information they need beyond physical books.
5-Apr-2021 8:50 AM EDT

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Kidney Cancer: 5 Things You Need to Know

Nearly 74,000 people will be diagnosed with kidney cancer in the United States this year according to the American Cancer Society.
8-Mar-2021 9:45 AM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Available to Discuss Colorectal Cancer Topics through March

1-Mar-2021 1:00 PM EST

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Shedding light on the Forgotten Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute expert sheds light on sarcoma for rare disease day.
23-Feb-2021 8:40 AM EST

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Our Role in Beating Cancer Together in New Jersey and Beyond

This year’s theme for World Cancer Day 2021 — “Together, all our actions matter” — calls for individuals to reflect on the idea that collaboration and collective action make us stronger in the fight against cancer and spreads the powerful...
4-Feb-2021 8:05 AM EST

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